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Blondie, Bryan Adams and Duran Duran set to perform at the inaugural KAABOO Cayman festival in 2019

Courtesy of KAABOO CaymanBlondie, Bryan Adams and Duran Duran are among the artists who will be performing at the new KAABOO festival on Grand Cayman Island next year. The inaugural KAABOO Cayman festival is scheduled for February 15-16, 2019. It’s a spinoff of the original KAABOO, which has been held annually since 2015 in Del Mar, California, and this year …

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Three David Bowie reissues arriving in June, including CD version of a 2018 Record Store Day release

ParlophoneThree David Bowie titles will hit stores June 29 — CD and digital versions of his recent Record Store Day offering Welcome to the Blackout (Live London ’78), and vinyl reissues of the soundtrack to the 1981 film Christiane F., and the 1982 EP David Bowie in Bertolt Brecht’s Baal. Welcome to the Blackout (Live London ’78) initially was made …

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New album by Motown songwriter Lamont Dozier features guest appearances by Graham Nash, Todd Rundgren

Goldenlane RecordsMotown songwriter Lamont Dozier has recorded a new album called Reimagination that will be released on May 25. Graham Nash and Todd Rundgren are among the guest singers who appear on the 12-track collection, which features new, sparsely arranged versions of classic songs that Dozier co-wrote with Brian and Eddie Holland for such artists as The Supremes, The Four …

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Chicago’s “Soundstage” performance of “Chicago II” coming on CD/DVD in June

RhinoChicago has been showcasing a full performance of its classic self-titled 1970 double album — also known as Chicago II — on its 2018 tour, and the band also recently played the entire record at a taping for a new episode of the PBS series Soundstage. Now that performance, recorded at the Windy City’s famed WTTW-TV studios, will be released …

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Prince’s band The Revolution resumes U.S. tour in June, announces first European tour in 33 years

Credit: Ron Harris Prince‘s iconic band The Revolution are heading overseas for their first European tour in 33 years. The group will begin their journey on February 8, 2019, in Copenhagen, Denmark, and continue on to Amsterdam, Paris and London. The Revolution also are set to resume their U.S. tour this year on June 9 at the Wichita River Festival …

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David Bowie’s daughter Lexi graduates from high school

Credit: Jimmy KingCongratulations to the late David Bowie‘s daughter, Alexandria “Lexi” Jones, who recently graduated high school. Lexi’s mom, supermodel Iman, celebrated the happy news in a recent post on her Instagram account that reads, “We’re so thrilled that Lexi is officially a high school graduate!!!…Proud Mama! #LexiLove” Included in the post is a video that Lexi’s half-sister, Zulekha Haywood, …

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Mike Love, Michael McDonald to perform at annual “We Write the Songs” event at the Library of Congress

Udo Spreitzenbarth; Timothy WhiteThe Beach Boys‘ Mike Love and ex-Doobie Brother Michael McDonald are among the artists scheduled to perform at the 10th annual “We Write the Songs” event, which is being held Wednesday in Washington, D.C., at the Library of Congress’ Coolidge Auditorium. The invite-only gathering is presented jointly by The ASCAP Foundation and the Library of Congress, and …

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Art Garfunkel, Gordon Lightfoot among stars performing at the 2018 Blue Note Jazz Festival in June

Gil Cohen Magen/Getty Images; Courtesy of Early Morning ProductionsThe lineup for the 2018 Blue Note Jazz Festival has been unveiled. The month-long New York City music extravaganza will feature performances by several veteran artists from various genres, including Art Garfunkel and Gordon Lightfoot. The festival runs from June 1 to June 30, and will feature concerts at five venues in …

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The Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards jokes that “America has to get rid of” President Trump

Taylor Hill/FilmMagicWith The Rolling Stones set to launch their 2018 No Filter Tour this Thursday in Dublin, Ireland, Keith Richards and Mick Jagger were interviewed Tuesday morning on the BBC Radio 4 program Today. At one point, the conversation turned to U.S. President Donald Trump, and Richards explained why he had no great love for the business mogul-turned-politician. Recalling an …

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Boston’s Tom Scholz excited that “More than a Feeling” will be featured in season finale of “The Goldbergs”

Credit: Kamal AsarBoston lead guitarist and songwriter Tom Scholz says he’s thrilled that his band’s classic 1976 hit “More than a Feeling” will be featured in the season finale of the hit ABC comedy series The Goldbergs, airing Wednesday, May 16, at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT. The episode features the teenage character Erica Goldberg, portrayed by Hayley Orrantia, and …

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